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'''Arthur Neville Chamberlain''' (18 March 1869 – 9 November 1940) was a British Conservative Party (UK)|Conservative politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from May 1937 to May 1940. Chamberlain is best known for his appeasement foreign policy, and in particular for his signing of the Munich Agreement in 1938, conceding the German-speaking Sudetenland region of Czechoslovakia to Nazi Germany|Germany. However, when Adolf Hitler later invasion of Poland|invaded Poland, the UK declared war on Germany on 3 September 1939, and Chamberlain led Britain through the first eight months of World War II. After working in business and local government and after a short spell as Director of National Service in 1916 and 1917, Chamberlain followed his father, Joseph Chamberlain, and older half-brother, Austen Chamberlain, in becoming a member of parliament in the United...
OrderPrime Minister of the United Kingdom
Term start28 May 1937
Term end10 May 1940
MonarchGeorge VI
PredecessorStanley Baldwin
SuccessorWinston Churchill
Birth nameArthur Neville Chamberlain
Birth date{{birth date|df=yes|1869|3|18}}
Birth placeBirmingham, Warwickshire, England
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